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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Notes:||Originally published as hbk.: 1968.|
|Description:||xxiii, 416 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Prologue : the monomyth: Myth and dream ; Tragedy and comedy ; The hero and the god ; The world navel --
The adventure of the hero: Depature: The call to adventure ; Refusal of the call ; Supernatural aid ; The crossing of the first threshold ; The belly of a whale ; Initiation: The road of trials ; The meeting with the Goddess ; Woman as the temptress ; Atonement with the father ; Apotheosis ; The ultimate boon ; Return: Refusal of the return ; The magic flight ; Rescue from without ; The crossing of the return threshold ; Master of the two worlds ; Freedom to live ; The keys --
The cosmogenic cycle: Emanations: From psychology to metaphysics ; The universal round ; Out of the void-space ; Within space-life ; The breaking of the One into the manifold ; Folk stories of creation ; The virgin birth: Mother Universe ; Matrix of destiny ; Womb of redemption ; Folk stories of virgin motherhood ; Transformation of the hero: The primordial hero and the human ; The childhood of the human hero ; The hero as warrior ; The hero as lover ; The hero as emperor and as tyrant ; The hero as world redeemer ; The hero as saint ; Departure of the hero ; Disolutions: End of the microcosm ; End of the macrocosm --
Epilogue : myth and society: The shapeshifter ; The function of myth, cult and meditation ; The hero today.
|Series Title:||Bollingen series, 17.|
|Responsibility:||by Joseph Campbell.|
Campbell's words carry extraordinary weight, not only among scholars but among a wide range of other people who find his search down mythological pathways relevant to their lives today... The book